Baird | Wealth Management, Capital Markets, Private Equity, Investment Banking Offered by Baird

Are you looking to gain real world experience in a thriving, global financial services firm with an award winning culture? Consider an internship and start building your career at Baird.

Our intern program:
Our competitive intern program offers interns exposure to the business world and a meaningful work experience. Interns are treated as valuable team members while learning from experienced professionals in a collaborative, fun and dynamic environment. Baird's summer intern program activities include an Intern Welcome Event, professional development, networking with leaders and associates, and many other informal events. Our interns have the opportunity to use a Baird Cares Day, a paid day to volunteer in the community. They are also eligible to apply for scholarships. Our  mentor program gives interns an opportunity to network throughout Baird and learn about all the areas of the firm.

Our Content Team:

The Content team partners with Marketing & Communications colleagues to support the development of marketing materials for Baird’s external audiences including clients, prospects, recruits and followers/friends of the firm’s social media channels. They also contribute meaningfully to these efforts through both independent and directed research, topical brainstorming, copywriting, editing and quality assurance. They work closely with other M&C teams (Marketing, Design, Digital Communications and Social Media) at all stages of content development – from ideation to execution.

Internship Location, Availability and Hours:
Located in our downtown Milwaukee office, the intern must be able to work part-time during the school semesters, 15-20 hours per week, and full time during the summer, 37.5-40 hours per week. We are seeking a student who can start in May 2023.

As a Content Intern, you will:

  • Write and edit marketing materials for Baird’s external audiences (editorial content, thought leadership, advertising, and more)

  • Support content creation and curation for Baird’s websites and social media channels

  • Proofread and fact check content written by others at Baird

  • Perform regular reviews of brand messaging and value propositions for key competitors of our core businesses

  • Provide analysis and synthesis of research/review findings to project partners in support of editorial and branding initiatives

  • Gain knowledge of digital content strategy and the financial services industry

What we look for:

  • Pursuing a degree in English (writing-specific discipline preferred), Journalism, Communications or related degree. Targeting May 2024 or later graduation dates

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must have strong command of the English language and the ability to edit own work before hand-off to colleagues and/or clients for review

  • Excellent critical thinking, prioritization, and time management skills

  • Strong analytical capabilities and attention to detail. Must be able to effectively research and synthesize complex concepts

  • Strong work ethic and ability to function equally well in team settings and on a self-directed basis

  • Working knowledge of all MS Office applications

  • Writing samples of research-driven writing (school assignment, journalism article, etc.) and short-form writing (blog or social media posts, website content, short story, etc.) may be requested during the interview process

What makes this opportunity great:

  • Ability to work with a variety of teams and leaders, proving your ability to be flexible and highly adaptable

  • Team of associates passionate about achieving strong results for clients and while also giving to the communities where we live and work

  • Opportunity to grow and be your best at work, at home, and in the community

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Commitment to Inclusion & Diversity

Baird is committed to inclusion & diversity for our clients, our associates and the communities where we live and work. This commitment stems from our culture of integrity, genuine concern for others and respect for the individual. We view inclusion & diversity as an ongoing journey – one of shared responsibility, continuous improvement and a focus on progress. We invite you to join us as we work together to foster an environment where diversity unites rather than divides us. Learn more here.

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